I love the vibe of Tiong Bahru. It's the perfect blend of old and new. When I am in the mood for old school, I head to the hawker centre or a coffee shop. When I want to dodge the heat, I pop into a...More
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This is one of the oldest 'government housing' areas in Singapore which is still is decent condition. Worth a visit if you have a spare hour.
One of Singapore's oldest conserved residential estate, with many of the old shop houses taken over by hip cafes, eateries and arty shops. No loud music or pubs here! This is a residential estate. Try out the bakery there. It's great tasting! Tiong Bahru has...More
A hidden gem in Singapore and easily accessible on the MRT. This is an entire estate built in the 1930s with a futuristic look for the time and it is well preserved and an interesting contrast to all of the modern buildings in the rest...More
Decided to take a quick look into this neighborhood which I had read was the new 'hip' place to have coffee & peruse some interesting shops. So we went on a Saturday afternoon & was expecting it to be lively & crowded, being a weekend.....More
If you are interested in the streamline style of Art Deco architecture, then it is well worth walking around this suburb. The suburb was built between the wars as an affordable housing estate. It has a series of Art Deco apartment blocks as well as...More
A typical of Sea Food Market.Best for locals to explore local Singaporean Food. Ladies will love this as lot of shops offering cheap Ladies Top & Sarong Kabaya
Interesting area. Stayed at Nostalgia boutique hotel. Easy to access other parts of Singapore. Some old Art Deco style architecture. Chapter 55 restaurant good place to eat and food courts close by. A little further away about a ten minute walk is Zion Riverside food...More
Our hotel Wangz is in this suburb, so walked around a lot. Great places to have a drink and eat, cheaper than in the city. Interesting old 'flats' next to new condominiums. So clean and neat.
Locals and tourists enjoy the relaxed vibe in Tiong Bahru. The architecture is very interesting in an art deco style. Look behind the blocks for the spiral staircases. There are many cafes here. Some open and close quickly whereas others such as the Tiong Bahru...More